In this science station, students play one of four video games to learn about seasons, the water cycle, lightning, or floods. There are four video games and responses for each video game. Students then answer questions about the video game within their science journal or on the provided worksheets.
This station is also available in a larger bundle of 8 stations at a discount of 35%. Instead of paying $2, you only pay $1.50 per station for 8 stations on Weather & Climate
This station may require Adobe Flash
. Be sure that your computer has Adobe Flash installed and updated to access the video games.
Each station includes four different ways to respond to the experience at the station: short answer questions, fill-in the blank questions, task cards with short answers, task cards with multiple choice. All the variations are similar to one another. Choose the format that best fits your classroom and students. Students are encouraged to use their science journal, but worksheets are included as well.
Information about the full bundle:
Weather & Climate Science Stations for Third Grade Next Generation Science Standards
include 8 different science stations where students can deepen their understanding of how animals interact with each other. The focus is on NGSS 3-ESS2.D & 3-ESS3.B and include concepts such as weather, climate, severe weather, how clouds are formed, meteorology and weather maps, types of precipitation, meteorological tools, and climate zones.
► Vocabulary Cards
in two formats with and without pictures.
- Students watch a video about the weather and climate or severe weather and answer questions. Allow students to choose the video or have them do both.
- Students interact with a video game about seasons or the water cycle and answer questions.
- Students conduct an investigation on clouds and answer questions.
- Students diagram meteorology and weather maps and answer questions about the diagram.
► Read a Passage
- Students read a passage about extreme weather events and answer questions.
- Students make a model of types of precipitation and answer questions.
- Students explore tools meteorologists use to forecast weather and build a wind gauge.
- Students sort countries into climate zones and answer questions about the sort.
***Purchase all Third Grade Science Stations together in one large BUNDLE***
Some stations include two or more activity choices and extension activities.
Each station is designed to last about 15-20 minutes. Students may do one a day for 8 days, 2 a day for two days, or any format that works for your classroom.
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